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Decode a ZjStream into human readable form.

see also : foo2zjs-wrapper - foo2zjs


zjsdecode [options] <zjs-file

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Decode an ZjStream file created by foo2zjs.

$ zjsdecode <
ZJT_START_DOC, 3 items
        ZJI_PAGECOUNT, 0 (0x0)
        ZJI_DMDUPLEX, 1 (0x1)
        ZJI_QUANTITY, 1 (0x1)
ZJT_START_PAGE, 17 items
        ZJI_0x17, 0 (0x0)
        ZJI_0x16, 1 (0x1)
        ZJI_VIDEO_X, 10200 (0x27d8)
        ZJI_VIDEO_Y, 6600 (0x19c8)
        ZJI_VIDEO_BPP, 1 (0x1)
        ZJI_RASTER_X, 10200 (0x27d8)
        ZJI_RASTER_Y, 6600 (0x19c8)
        ZJI_OFFSET_X, 0 (0x0)
        ZJI_OFFSET_Y, 0 (0x0)
        ZJI_NBIE, 1 (0x1)
        ZJI_RESOLUTION_X, 1200 (0x4b0)
        ZJI_RESOLUTION_Y, 600 (0x258)
        ZJI_DMDEFAULTSOURCE, 7 (0x7)
        ZJI_DMCOPIES, 1 (0x1)
        ZJI_DMPAPER, 1 (0x1)
        ZJI_DMMEDIATYPE, 1 (0x1)
        ZJI_MINOLTA_PAGE_NUMBER, 1 (0x1)
ZJT_JBIG_BIH, 0 items
        Data: 20 bytes
                DL = 0, D = 0, P = 1, - = 0, XY = 10200 x 6600
                L0 = 128, MX = 16, MY = 0
                Order   = 3  ILEAVE SMID
                Options = 92  LRLTWO TPDON TPBON DPON
                52 stripes, 0 layers, 1 planes
ZJT_JBIG_BID, 0 items
        Data: 65536 bytes
ZJT_JBIG_BID, 0 items
        Data: 29120 bytes
ZJT_END_JBIG, 0 items
ZJT_END_PAGE, 0 items
ZJT_END_DOC, 0 items


zjsdecode decodes a ZjStream into human readable form.

A ZjStream is the printer langauge used by some Minolta/QMS and HP printers, such as the 2300DL and LJ-1000.

More information on Zenographics ZjStream can be found at:

command line options

These are the options that can appear on the command line.

Basename of .pbm file for saving decompressed planes.

-r basename

Basename of .jbg file for saving raw planes


Print hex file offsets.


Print file offsets.


Don’t do 4 byte padding

-D level

Set Debug level [0].



see also

foo2zjs -wrapper"> foo2zjs-wrapper , foo2zjs, jbg2pbm


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